Welcome to Mrs. Barbour's  First Grade Class

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Learning Goals


Social Studies

- We are exploring Australia's people, animals, language, geopgraphy and natural resources.  

We are discovering our similarities and differences.  

We are writing about all the new things we learn about Australia.


- We can measure objects with cubes, counters, inches and centimeters.  

We can put objects in order from shortes to longest - Connecting addition and subtraction

- We can estimate the length of objects


- Key details in the story

- Retelling

- Character, setting, events

- Comprehension strategies


We can use thinking maps to organize our stories

We can write good beginnings to our stories

We are stiving to  use  capitals and punctuation and spelling words correctly everyday!



- Understand the properties of earth materials that make them useful in different ways.

Much, much more





Dates to Remember


  • April 4th-Talent Show in the gym at 6:30
  • April 5th-5K and family fun day!
  • April 10th-Egg hunt and Spring celebration 2:00
  • April 14th-18th Spring Break
  • April 21st- Report cards go home



Daily Schedule

8:40-9:30   Math

9:30-10:20  Enrichment, see your child’s behavior calendar for our rotation

10:20-10:40 Snack/Bathroom

10:45-11:45Flex Groups for reading and literacy skills

11:45-12:30 SWARM

12:55-1:20  Lunch

1:20-1:50 Recess

1:40-2:40   Science/Social Studies/ Writing

2:40-3:40 Whole group Literacy/ Writing